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YEAR OF THE DOG Australian Opal 1 Oz Silver Coin 1$ Australia 2018

YEAR OF THE DOG Australian Opal 1 Oz Silver Coin 1$ Australia 2018

US $109.99
SKU:
DC202135
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Expected release date is 31st Jan 2018

Description

An exceptional celebration of the Year of the Dog, this unique release features the shape of a dog etched in authentic Australian opal which makes a wonderful gift for those born in the Year of the Dog. The gemstone feature is embedded within a silver coin depicting stylised leaves and flowers. Included in the design is the inscription YEAR OF THE DOG, the 2018 year-date, and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.

Australian Opal Lunar Series 

Dog The Dog is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Dog is associated with the Earthly Branch symbol . The character 狗 refers to the actual animal while 戌 refers to the zodiac animal.

The reverse of the coin incorporates an inner panel design of a Dog detailed in pure Australia Opal. The outer panel of the coin depicts a collection of stylised leaves and flowers. On top of the reverse, the inscription: “YEAR OF THE DOG” – the name of the coin. On the bottom, the inscriptions: “狗” – Dog in Chinese character, “2018” – the year of issue and “1 OZ 9999 SILVER” – the weight of the coin and the fineness of the Silver. The obverse of the coin features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the inscriptions: “ELIZABETH II” – the name of the Queen, “AUSTRALIA” – the issuing country and “1 DOLLAR” – the face value.

Country
Australia
Year of Issue
2018
Denomination
1 Dollars
Metal
Silver
Fineness 
9999/1000
Mintage (pcs)
5000
Weight (g)
31.1 (1 oz)
Diameter (mm)
36.6 mm
Quality
Proof
Certificate of Authenticity Yes 
Package type  Presentation Case with Light
Special Features

Authentic Australian Opal Design

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